Tracy Tiernan - June 5, 2020 - Criminal Defense

Oklahoma takes child sex offenses seriously; there are several laws in the state prohibiting child sexual abuse. Unfortunately, however, not everyone who is charged with these offenses is guilty of actually committing a criminal offense. Because these charges carry life-changing consequences, including a tarnished reputation and significant jail time, it is critical to understand that […]

Tracy Tiernan - May 13, 2020 - Criminal Defense

Under Oklahoma, victims of certain crimes can seek protection from alleged abusers in the form of either protective orders (POs) or victim protection orders (VPO). Sometimes referred to as restraining orders, these orders are designed to prevent harassment, intimidation, or harm.  Understandably, a person who is charged with violating these orders can face strict penalties. […]

Tracy Tiernan - April 10, 2020 - Criminal Defense

At the beginning of March 2020, several new drugs were added to Oklahoma’s controlled substance list. This list exists in addition to the federal drug list. Any substance on either list is also automatically classified as a controlled substance in Oklahoma. To decrease your risk of a drug conviction, avoid the following new additions to […]